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Engineering And Technology Programme

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the total amount of money afforded to universities and polytechnics, respectively, under the engineering and technology programme; which universities and which polytechnics will benefit or have benefited; and by what amount in each case.

Of the £43 million in total made available under phases 1 and 2 of this programme, £35·4 million has been allocated for 30 universities which are funded through the University Grants Committee; £5·7 million in total for eight polytechnics; and £0·5 million for Cranfield institute of technology. (These totals include sums in respect of student awards). The Open university has been allocated £1·4 million.The final detail of funding to all individual institutions over the three years of the programme is yet to be settled. Allocations under phase 2 of the programme are also provisional pending the receipt of information from institutions concerning additional industrial support made available to them.Details of the institutions to be included in the Programme were published in the Department's press notices No. 83/85 and 249/85. I am sending copies to the hon. Member and placing further copies in the Library.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the intended unit of resource per student in the university and polytechnic sector, respectively, and as an average for both under the engineering and technology programme.

Year1978197919801981198219831984
Number of proposals formally submitted under the energy efficiency demonstration scheme (formerly the energy conservation demonstration projects scheme)
United Kingdom114251106815356
Scotland1556524
Domestic buildings sector0117634
Non-domestic buildings sector12931271120
Number of projects offered grant assistance
United Kingdom10254187674247
Scotland1345522
Domestic buildings sector0115502
Non-domestic building sector11922231119